• Feminist Criticism In Games: Thank You, Anita Sarkeesian

    Emily Ash Emily celebrates the positive impact feminist game critic Anita Sarkeesian has had on her life. A lot of negativity has been published about Anita Sarkeesian’s video essay series Tropes vs Women in Video Games (TvW); there was negativity at the time, and there’s still negativity now. So,...
  • It’s Time We Got Serious About Sexual Assault in the LGBTQ Community 

    There is no easy way to say this but earlier this year, I was sexually assaulted. After a riveting bar crawl with my friend, we both decided to head to the local gay club, as we often do on our nights out. We got in there, ordered our drinks...
  • #ShameOnYouWarwick

    Breaking – Warwick university has confirmed that students banned over rape threats will stay banned To understand the #ShameOnYouWarwick scandal from start to what will hopefully mark the beginning of the end, Impact takes a look at the group chat scandal of last year and the repercussions and effects...
  • Increasing student safety through online groups: Notts Safe Space

    With the alarming amount of incidents, including harassment and muggings of students within Nottingham, Eugene Nakuti, a third-year economics and international economics student (the groups’ founder) and Amari Korpal, a third-year politics and international relations student (the groups’ co-founder) decided to set up ‘Notts Safe Space’ in November 2018....
  • A pervert keeps calling me. What to do if it happens to you.

    For some, receiving sexually explicit phone calls from an unknown number in the middle of the night may be a fulfilment of the sexy stranger fantasy. For most however, it can be far more creepy than sexy. Having experienced exactly this for the past three weeks I’ve been doing some research...